Exacta et accurata delineatio cùm orarum maritimarum tùm etjam locorum terrestrium qvae in regionibus China ..
1 map ; 40 x 53 cm
This chart was published in Van Linschoten's "Itinerario", one of the most important Dutch accounts of Portuguese Asia. Linschoten lived and worked in Goa during the 1580's in the service of the Archbishop of Goa. The map is oriented with west at the bottom of the page and covers the Malay Peninsula and Singapore, all of the Philippine Islands and China. Korea is shown as a circular island and Japan has a curious shrimp-like outline for mainland Honshu.
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